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Aqua bug floating

My new aquabug seems to form air bubbles all around the outer and inter housing causing it to float and rendering it can actually see thousand of bubble attached to the body.I repeatedly shake the bubbles off and it will work for a while then the same thing happens.My old aquabug cleaner never did this.Any help would be appreciated.Thanks Cris

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The filter is most likely not the issue at all.
When you lose vacuum pressure and see bubbles the problem is usually air getting into the line killing the prime. The most common place that air gets into the line is from the strainer cover on the pump. The clear lid on the front of the pump has an o-ring that after 3 years is probably due for replacement.
With a bad o-ring it's easier for the pump to draw air through the lid then water through 20+ feet of vac hose. Replace the o-ring, make sure it is lubed well with a non petrol based grease.
The only other issue that may cause this is a cracked or seriously warped strainer lid, which should be easy to recognize once it is removed to replace the o-ring.
Once this is done you should be fine.

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SOURCE: I have an hayward aquabug

There is sometimes a build up of debris on the bottom, a quick fix is to run it through a dishwasher.

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